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Rosso Trattoria Italia

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$$ - $$$
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Trenholm Plaza #7, Columbia, SC 29206 (Trenholm Plaza)
+1 803-787-3949
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had many Italian meals in USA n never been impressed till now !! Had the ragu pasta it was cooked to perfection ! Usually pasta dishes over here r over cooked n smothered in cheese not here though !!

Thank Darrenstreet
Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food wasn't good (except for the house salad, which was excellent), service was not good, waitstaff had personality and were not attentive to what we asked for. We really want this place to make it since we live nearby, but they need to step up their game!

Thank mkramer187
Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a party of 5 for Easter Brunch and the overall experience was ok. I had the crab cakes and they were so filled with shell that I could only eat one. I brought the other home hoping it would be better than the first, but, alas, it was worse. The ham steak and shrimp with polenta were good... More 

Thank jmoo2017
Columbia, South Carolina
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Rosso for a date night. We started with the meat and cheese plate. It was delicious. The pickles were especially delicious. I had the salmon with polenta. I enjoyed every bite. The greens were very good. My husband got the pork chop. I had a bite - very tender and moist. I also had the... More 

Thank DSSusan
Columbia, SC
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Awesome happy hour, food and ambience. They also do catering for special events. I had them cater an important business dinner at Loft 201 - 701 Whaley; Richard Couture (owner) and Chef Howard did a phenomenal job! We had a number of special requests and they happily accommodated them with perfection. Everyone raved about the food and the unique experience.... More 

Thank travel1981
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Come to this place for fabulous entrees or keep it simple with the best wood fired pizza around columbia made fresh upon order. Talked about for days after our visit

Thank Daniel F
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Amazing service, incredible food and wonderful atmosphere! We have made Rosso one of our preferred venues and look forward to the next event.

Thank Susan L
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We were a group of twelve for dinner at 7 pm. Several folks arrived 1/2 early and everyone was seated promptly. Carline and Stewart immediately greeted us began by offering bread service, water and cocktails and as the remainder arrived they were waited on expeditiously. The servers ensures our cocktails were replaced immediately, as well as bread and water. The... More 

Thank Bob H
Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have been to several of the "Feature Nights" including the lobster and filet nights. The filet was the best I have had at any restaurant. The owner is warm and friendly and the staff pleasant and efficient. The wine dinners have been informative, offered great pricing, and presented wonderful pairings. Please don't pass up an opportunity to give this... More 

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Columbia, SC
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176 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Columbia has succumbed to new owners and new chef over the previous 1 to 2 months!!! The menu is the same but changes are on the horizon as they can't cook/prepare the old great dishes. Examples: fried artichoke hearts were excellent in past with tomato jam!! Now over crusted artichokes with no flavor and a new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trenholm Plaza #7, Columbia, SC 29206
    (Trenholm Plaza)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-787-3949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?